Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 203 219
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 7 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.88% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 20
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.67% -7.08% +25.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £48,625 £42,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £53,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £58,572 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.10% +6.50% +15.79%

CEH is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1357 1252 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.94% 24.04% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 860 742 1167
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in Scotland.

Salary trend for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -23 5 £28,000 -46.67%
Stirling 0 1 £80,000 +77.78%
CEH
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CEH.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
3 5 (71.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
3 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 5 (71.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (71.43%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Use Case
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) GIAC
5 1 (14.29%) GCIH
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SABSA Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) SABSA
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) GCIH
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS